Ross Koppel, PhD

Ross Koppel, PhD, FACMI

Adjunct Professor, Sociology, School of Arts and Sciences

Ross Koppel, PhD, FACMI, is a leading scholar of healthcare IT and of the interactions of people, computers and workplaces. His articles in JAMA, JAMIA, Annals, NEJM, Health Affairs, etc are considered seminal works in the field. Professor Koppel is on the faculty of the Sociology Department at the University of Pennsylvania and also of Penn’s Medical School. At the Med School he is also a Senior Fellow of the Institute of Biomedical Informatics. In addition, Ross Koppel is co-PI of the NSA study of workarounds to cyber security. He is also the co-PI of the joint Intel/National Science Foundation’s Project on cybersecurity and cyber-physical systems and the IoT. His work combines ethnographic research, extensive statistical analysis, surveys, and usability studies. He is the associate editor of the journal Applied Clinical Informatics, and is chair of the Clinical Information Systems Working Group of the American Medical Informatics Association. Dr. Koppel is also professor of medical informatics at SUNY@Buffalo